Rockfax Description
Although a little polished, this Chee Tor classic offers great climbing at the grade with two distinct and contrasting crux sections. Climb the groove to a rest and thread. Delicate moves right allow access to the upper groove which is left with a hard pull past good gear to excellent finishing holds. © Rockfax

FA. J.Moran, G.Traish 4.8.77 04/Aug/1977

Ticklists: Rockfax Peak Limestone Top 50, World Graded List, CLIMB Mag's Top 100 routes in Britain, Peak Rock/13/The Limestone Revolution, Ultimate E1 ticklist, Low grade quality Cheedale Trad.

HB1 29/Sep 2nd
with JS
Hidden 26/Sep Lead O/S
ashtond6 26/Sep 2nd O/S
Andrew Sloan 08/Aug 2nd rpt

Harder than I remember.

with John Brannock
Brannock 08/Aug Lead rpt
Chris_barr 05/Aug Lead O/S
Mark Grist 18/Jul Lead O/S
with Tom Doldon
Hidden 18/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 14/Jul Lead O/S
Hidden 26/Jun Lead O/S
Bernie L 09/Jun Lead O/S
with Dave B
oread 07/Jun Lead O/S
markalmack 06/Jun 2nd O/S

A bit dirty at the start, but good climbing higher up

with will
Hidden 06/Jun 2nd
WB 06/Jun Lead O/S

Pretty dirty, but really enjoyable.

with Mark
Hidden 10/May Lead rpt
greenclimb 02/May Lead rpt
with Sarah
Hidden 02/May 2nd
Hidden ??/2015 -
Hidden 05/Oct/14 2nd O/S
Jake Young 27/Sep/14 Lead O/S
Hannes B 17/Sep/14 2nd

Valentine finish

with Mike Battye, Rik
Adam Long 09/Aug/14 2nd

Very good

with Harry Pennells
Chriswallis2 24/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with Charlie UKC
CharlieMack 24/Jul/14 2nd rpt
MrBIond 15/Jul/14 2nd O/S
mrteale 15/Jul/14 Lead O/S
with MrBlond
Rachel Slater 08/Jul/14 2nd O/S
tim newton 08/Jul/14 Lead O/S
Duncan Campbell 02/Jul/14 2nd

In the fading light in shoes a few sizes too big as I moronically forgot mine, though wouldn't have had time to lead anyway. Ace climbing with apparently mostly good footholds move with commitment and you shall be rewarded.

with Bubbles
Hoyes 26/Jun/14 2nd rpt
Jonathan Hall 26/Jun/14 Lead
Batt 24/Jun/14 2nd O/S
Hoyes 24/Jun/14 Lead O/S

Found this quite hard. Was relieved to get to the good rest at the bottom of the upper groove. Found the upper groove and top out ok. Good gear throughout used at least a dozen quick draws.

leon 22/Jun/14 Lead rpt

found the moves easier this time but whereas i took less than 20 mins on the onsight i spent 45 minutes on the repeat, way too obsessed with my gear placements...

with Alex
Hannes B 21/Jun/14 2nd
with John Br
Brannock 21/Jun/14 Lead rpt
jmills94 ?/Jun/14 Lead O/S

found this quite delicate in places but strenuous and awkward in others, polish hardly noticeable. holds appear when you need them.

with sam
mike mo ??/2014 Lead
Hannes B 07/Sep/13 2nd
Hidden ?/Sep/13 Lead O/S
Andy Peak 1 17/Jul/13 Lead

Awsome route, found the last moves hard for the graid, one rest on the rope

Alex@home 08/Jul/13 Lead rpt
with leon
Dave Turnbull, BMC 07/Jul/13 2nd
with Greg Cunningham
leon 07/Jun/13 Lead O/S

The moves aren't to bad but I found it tricky to read.

samt 07/Jun/13 -
with Andrew Hart
kermit_uk 01/Jun/13 2nd dog
harold walmsley 02/May/13 Lead rpt

Clean and chalked. A little dust but easily removed. As always I found it hard.

with Colin Struthers
Hannes B 05/Sep/12 2nd
with Magnus, Roald, Tom
CharlieMack 30/May/12 Lead O/S

Great route, with an interesting finish.

with Hannes
Hidden 27/May/12 Lead
Jim Slater 26/May/12 Lead O/S

Nice moves on good gear.

Hidden 26/May/12 2nd
dan gibson 25/May/12 Lead O/S
with julie carroll
JaseSSDD 01/Apr/12 2nd dog
with Ian Barker
john lynch 28/Mar/12 2nd O/S
with adam harrison, Lewis Andrew
deacondeacon 26/Mar/12 Lead

first peak lime route, one fall

tlmarjot 24/Mar/12 Lead dnf
with Mark Almack
Shauna 01/Oct/11 Lead O/S
JulesV 01/Oct/11 2nd rpt
with Shauna Cunningham
OffshoreAndy ?/Sep/11 Lead O/S
with UKC John
Brown 29/Aug/11 2nd
with Ryan
Owen W-G 28/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Superb route. Sustained 5a all the way with a couple of trickier sections and perfect wires throughout. Chee Dale muddier than the Somme.

with Mike
philhilo 21/Aug/11 Lead O/S

Pleasent,very thoughtful - meditative I guess. Nowhere hard just thoughtful and with good gear.

with misha
akhughes 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Brannock 13/Aug/11 Lead O/S
Colin Scotchford 06/Aug/11 Lead O/S
shafiq lalloo 05/Aug/11 Lead

Soooo close to an O/S, got to the break and all!

rikbattye 05/Aug/11 Lead rpt
with shafman
al123 05/Aug/11 Lead O/S

fun route. nice climbing throughout.

with hannes
Hannes B 05/Aug/11 2nd
with Emlyn
Si dH 30/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Very hot in the sun and made a bit of a meal of it.

with Andy
Brian Rodgers 30/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Esther Bott
Joughton 28/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Found fairly straight-forward for E1, but still one of the best on Peak Limestone

Paul Phillips - UKC and UKH 27/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Nice route

Bry 27/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Paul
bigdrew 24/Jul/11 2nd rpt
with Lisa
LisaA 24/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with Andy
drcorbasisgod 23/Jul/11 2nd O/S
Ian Broome 23/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Classic route. Really enjoyable.

with Simon
cem 23/Jul/11 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Jul/11 Lead O/S
belay bunny turned bad 22/Jul/11 2nd O/S
with loundsy
Hidden 12/Jul/11 Lead O/S
Tony Holdsworth 09/Jul/11 Lead dnf

Probably be OK on a cool day.

with Tom Reed, Martin Haworth
Martin Haworth 03/Jul/11 Lead O/S

Fantastic route, sustained and pretty hard for the grade.

with Andy
Andrew Sloan 03/Jul/11 2nd O/S

Tremendous route. The traverse at the thread and the move at the top of the groove both felt 5c to me.

jamesgodwin64 02/Jul/11 Lead O/S
with chris fox
Hidden 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Cragrat Rich 11/Jun/11 Lead O/S

Mega classic! Brilliant moves throughout at the grade and really enjoyable. Various tricky bits but didn't really recognise a specific crux

Hidden 05/Jun/11 Lead O/S
Hidden 04/Jun/11 2nd
Hidden 28/May/11 2nd rpt
IAmAStone 02/May/11 2nd
with Tom Ramsden
caradoc 01/May/11 Lead

polish detracted from the moves

with john b
madasten 22/Apr/11 Lead O/S

A great route! Very polished and a slightly meandering line but pretty sustained, great moves on great holds!

with Miquel, Shaun
Dave Turnbull, BMC 19/Mar/11 2nd
with Neil Foster
Hidden 19/Mar/11 Lead rpt
kingholmesy ??/2011 Lead O/S
Dan Mckinlay ??/2011 -
cymjt ??/2011 -
AsleepOnBelay 26/Sep/10 Lead O/S

First "proper" E1 lead. Very good climbing, had to think a bit. Felt safe with all the in-situ gear left on it!

with Owen, Aengus
Cake 26/Sep/10 2nd O/S

Wow. Limestone's hard

with Jeff, Angus
Matt Fry 04/Sep/10 2nd O/S
with Mark Rankaine, Andy Janezko, Sam Dixon
Sam1991 04/Sep/10 Lead β

Beta from watching Andy lead it earlier. Traverse tricky, classic route

with Matt
bigdrew 04/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Mark R
thomasadixon ?/Sep/10 Lead O/S
with Mike, Alan
Reaver2k ?/Sep/10 2nd
Abevan 08/Aug/10 2nd
with james walker
migs493 07/Aug/10 Lead β

Great route, rest not as good as expected. Top not as hard as expected.

with Jon L
Hidden 07/Aug/10 2nd
Nick Taylor 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
with Ben Wills
catblack 11/Jul/10 Lead O/S
AlexRenshaw 11/Jul/10 Lead
with Tim Raffle, Thomas Renshaw
Graeme Hammond 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S

EXCELLENT :D - the move at the top wasn't as stopper as the guide suggested, thought the traverse to the tread and supposed rest spot was harder.

Hidden 10/Jul/10 Lead O/S
smudge 06/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden 05/Jul/10 Lead
Hidden 01/Jul/10 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jul/10 Lead β
Hidden 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
bullwinkle 26/Jun/10 2nd O/S
with Bart, John
Bry 26/Jun/10 Lead O/S
with Trys
Hidden 15/Jun/10 Lead
Hidden 24/May/10 Lead
Speeddemonsi 24/May/10 Lead O/S
drysori 23/May/10 Lead O/S

A brilliant route. The threads could do with changing soon.

with Ralph
RalphC 23/May/10 2nd
with Wil
cem 16/May/10 Lead rpt
greenclimb 15/May/10 Lead rpt
with Sarah
Dan Lane 09/May/10 Lead O/S

Aweosme route, 2 in-situ threads and a wire at the bulge at the top, crux was quite tricky, none of the holds are quite as good as i'd have liked.

with Laurie Carefoot, Martin Kocsis
mark20 09/May/10 2nd O/S
Hidden 09/May/10 Lead O/S
Pown 02/May/10 2nd O/S
tom.e 28/Apr/10 Lead

I'll claim the on-sight! ;|

BeccaSnowden 28/Apr/10 2nd O/S

Really, really good! Will go back on a good day and attempt to lead it!

Hidden 25/Apr/10 Lead rpt
Seymore Butt ??/2010 -
Hidden 20/Sep/09 Lead
Hidden 15/Sep/09 2nd rpt
Nicos 15/Sep/09 Lead O/S
GuyVG 09/Sep/09 Lead β

on Lee's gear, confident I could have placed them all myself. brilliant moves especially the steep finale.

with Al and Lee
Brian Rodgers 23/Aug/09 Lead O/S

Almost like climbing a route at the wall - but much better.

with Misha
Misha 23/Aug/09 Lead

Led on Brian's gear to save time, very nice and not too polished.

Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead rpt
Hidden 22/Aug/09 2nd O/S
Hidden 22/Aug/09 Lead dog
duzinga 22/Aug/09 Lead O/S


with Pete Harris
Hidden 20/Aug/09 Lead O/S
simonp ?/Aug/09 Lead O/S
with Ivan Green
Hidden 24/Jun/09 2nd rpt
Hidden 24/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 24/Jun/09 Lead O/S
greenclimb 14/Jun/09 Lead rpt
with Sarah
Dave Musgrove Jnr ?/Jun/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 30/May/09 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/May/09 2nd
david morse 10/May/09 Lead O/S
with todd
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead β
Hidden 10/May/09 Lead O/S
Phil Jennings ?/May/09 Lead dog
Sankey 16/Aug/08 2nd dog

Missed hold for the traverse bit, just plain knacered at the top...keeps coming at you

with Luke
thebigfriendlymoose 16/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Stephen
Luke Brooks 02/Aug/08 Lead O/S
with Nick Willis
gregoritos 25/Jul/08 Lead O/S
with james
Stig 24/Jul/08 2nd rpt
with Greg
Boy ??/2008 -
Andrew Barker ??/2008 Lead O/S

Year a guess.

Hidden ?/Aug/07 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/07 Lead O/S
v.jester ?/May/07 Lead β
with alex
nathanmanc 15/Apr/07 Lead O/S
with Tom Lawrence
Ian Jones ??/2007 -
keith leonard ??/2007 Lead
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe 09/Sep/06 2nd rpt
with Andy Benson
Rowansb 10/Aug/06 2nd O/S
Alex Mason 05/Jul/06 Lead

tried last year got to the top crux and didn't get the small wires on the right so it felt really bold and i bottled it. took a while this time (intense heat) got the bomber rock 1 and 2, climbing is really easy when you know where the holds are (quite blind) hard E1 5b. 3* classic **50th E1 lead**

Hidden 02/Jul/06 Lead O/S
Different Steve 01/Jul/06 2nd rpt
Stig 10/Feb/06 2nd dog
with Karl Walton + Chris
chrishedgehog 10/Feb/06 2nd dnf
with Karl
Boy ??/2006 -
Stig 28/Aug/05 Lead O/S
with Geraldine Lawless
Hidden 07/Aug/05 Lead dog
Hidden ?/Jul/05 Lead O/S
Ram MkiV ??/2005 Lead O/S

great, great route. look forward to doing it again in 2006

with Alex Mason
Tom Briggs - Jagged Globe ??/2005 -
Ben1983 ?/Jun/04 Lead rpt
cem 13/Sep/03 Lead O/S
nige ?/Aug/03 -
with mark hounslea
Hidden 18/Apr/03 2nd
Hidden ??/2003 -
Hidden 01/Jul/02 Lead O/S
Hidden ?/Jun/02 Lead dog
Hidden ??/2002 Lead
bullybones ??/2002 -
Ropeboy 23/Jul/01 Lead
skygodley 01/Jul/01 Lead O/S
with SarahM
tuftynick ??/2000 Lead
marcoleptic ??/2000 Lead O/S
WuDavid ??/2000 -
GeoffG 02/May/99 -
Rich Kirby ?/Jul/97 Lead O/S
Hidden 08/Sep/96 Lead
ste_d 07/Jun/96 2nd O/S
with mik
robtrooper ??/1996 Lead O/S
Hidden 10/Aug/95 Lead
Hidden 23/Jul/95 2nd dog
Hidden 25/Jun/95 Lead
Hidden 21/May/95 2nd
jamiev 20/Jul/94 Lead O/S
with Jack Hunt
Hidden 19/Jul/94 Lead
Billg ?/Jul/94 Lead O/S
D Tempest 19/Jun/94 Lead
with Rick
rob.grafton 03/Jun/94 Lead
with Bruce
Hidden 22/May/93 2nd dog
Hidden 09/May/93 2nd
Hidden ??/1993 Lead
Roget 23/May/92 Lead O/S
Gary Coggon 02/May/92 Lead O/S
with Mike Block
Hidden ??/1992 Lead
Hidden 30/Jun/91 2nd
Hidden ??/1991 -
NickJH ??/1991 -
Neil R 29/Jul/90 Lead O/S
with Sharon
mattnuttall 06/Jun/90 Lead
with Alan Holden
Hidden 26/May/90 Lead
Hidden ??/1990 Lead
Hidden 22/Jul/89 2nd
Hidden 13/Jul/89 Lead
Hidden 10/Jun/89 2nd β
Hidden ??/1989 Lead O/S
Hidden 01/May/88 2nd
Hidden 22/Jul/87 Lead
Hidden 13/Sep/86 Lead
Hidden 17/Jul/86 Lead
sadams 03/Jul/86 Lead
with Kevin Edwards
Derek Furze ??/1986 Lead
Mike Owen 29/Sep/85 -
with Harold Walmsley
andy gittins ??/1985 -
shark 08/Sep/84 Lead O/S
with Phill Dickens
neilh 12/Aug/84 Lead O/S
with kevin glass, dave croker
charlesmfrench 25/May/84 Lead O/S
Gezzer ??/1984 -
Hidden 21/Jun/83 Lead
Ian Jones ??/1983 -
with Rich Lewis, Robert Kieske, Mick Ward, Karen Ghiselli
Hidden 09/May/82 Lead
Hidden 13/Jun/81 Lead
Andy Stephenson 04/Apr/81 Lead
with Chris Plant
Hidden 25/May/80 Lead
Mark Kemball 17/May/80 Lead
with Andy Stephenson
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